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Acromegaly Clinical Trials

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A Prospective Study of Outcome After Therapy for Acromegaly

Surgical removal of the pituitary tumor is the usual first form of treatment offered, but this is curative in only approximately 70% of patients. If not adequately treated, the disease can have significant morbidity largely due to the development of hypertension, diabetes and malignancy as well as possible loss of ...

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Seoul National University Pituitary Disease Cohort Study

Subjects for this study will be recruited if they are: Adults, male or female aged 18 years or older Have been diagnosed with pituitary diseases

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Dynamic Hormone Diagnostics in Endocrine Disease

Microdialysis fluid will be collected from all participants using the ULTRADIAN dynamic diagnostics system. This is a 3-component collection system which can easily be attached to a belt and allows participants to continue with their normal everyday activities whilst undergoing sampling. The micro-fractions are minute, the volume would normally be ...

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Acromegaly - Before and After Treatment

Acromegaly is a rare disease caused by a growth hormone (GH) producing pituitary adenoma. Surgery is primary treatment, whereas medical treatment with a somatostatin analogue (SA), which suppresses GH secretion and reduces tumour size, is used when surgery is insufficient or unfeasible. Acromegaly is associated with metabolic abnormalities which contributes ...

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A Study Examining the Peri- and Post-operative Dynamics of the Growth Hormone (GH) - IGF-1 Axis in Subjects With Acromegaly During the First Year After Surgical Resection

Acromegaly is a rare disorder characterized by excessive production of growth hormone most often by a pituitary adenoma. A pituitary adenoma is a tumor, almost always benign or non-cancerous, that grows on the pituitary, a small gland located at the base of the brain. Treatment of acromegaly usually involves surgery, ...

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Assessment of Airway in Patients With Acromegaly for Predicting Successful Tracheal Intubation

All the patients of either gender, diagnosed as a case of acromegaly scheduled for pituitary surgery will be enrolled. This observational study will be conducted over a period of 3 years. A written informed consent will be taken from all the patients. The clinical diagnosis will be made on the ...

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Developing a Simple Recognition System of Acromegaly

Background: Acromegaly is a slowly progressive disease caused by growth hormone (GH) excess. The estimated prevalence of the disease is 40 cases/1000000 population with 3-4 new cases/1000000 population per year. Most patients have classic manifestations due to acral and soft tissue change, including thickening of the calvarium, increased size of ...

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Assessment of Changes in Metabolic Activity in Liver & Skeletal Muscle in Patients Suffering From Acromegaly

Background: Growth hormone (GH) plays a pivotal role in the regulation of body composition including ectopic lipid deposition in insulin sensitive organs like liver and skeletal muscle. Direct inhibition of growth hormone action by a receptor antagonist has been shown to induce hepatic steatosis and growth hormone replacement decreases liver ...

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Bone MicroArchitecture in Acromegaly

Growth hormone (GH) and Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 (IGF-1) are important regulators of bone modeling and remodeling, fundamental to maintenance of normal skeletal integrity. In acromegaly, a disease characterized by longstanding exposure to excess GH and IGF-1, these hormones induce marked skeletal changes. Most dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) studies report ...

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Buccodental Manifestations in Patients With Acromegaly

Context/ study relevance: Acromegaly is a rare condition (3 to 4 new cases per million per year) due to Growth Hormone (GH) overproduction by a somatotrope pituitary adenoma, resulting in Insulin Growth Factor 1 (IGF-1) excess. Consequently, a dysmorphic syndrome prevailing at the level of face and extremities progressively develops ...

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